The White House unveiled the "Farmers to Families Food Box Program." While many dairy groups praise the program, saying it hits all stops of the supply chain, some produce companies say it misses the mark.
USDA's APHIS is establishing a National Incident Coordination Center to provide direct support to producers whose animals cannot move to market as a result of processing plant closures due to COVID-19.
While not surprising, it is infuriating to see various animal rights activist organizations attempt to take advantage of public fears surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic for their own gain, says Hannah Thompson-Weeman.
This spring has brought many unexpected challenges as the world reacts to the spread of COVID-19. In addition, animal agriculture also has to prepare for an additional challenge: a rise in online animal rights activism.